LEAP is focused on several initiatives that promote biodiversity in our region. The following resources will explain these programs and assist you in being involved in our initiatives, as well as educate readers on the magnitude of diversity in our region’s natural areas.


Visit these pages to learn what you can do, as well as what's being done, to help pollinator species.

A Legacy of Living Places

The building blocks of biodiversity in our region

Canada Geese

Learn more about the biology, status and behaviors of Canada Geese.

Native Plants

Since 2011, LEAP has promoted three native plants each year

Spotted Turtles

Learn about the goals of LEAP's SPOTD (Save and Protect Ohio Turtle Diversity) Committee.

Web Links

More resources from other websites

West Virginia White Butterfly

Help track this globally rare species

White-tailed Deer Management

Management of White-tailed Deer populations in our region is based on science and best management practices